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July 30, 2014 | KQED · Adding a translation to the English label would require bigger bottles, pharmacists say. They worry patients would wind up carrying a few pills around loose — without any instructions at all.
 
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July 30, 2014 | WNYC · In the past 20 years, New Jersey went from having more than 20 percent of U.S. pharmaceutical manufacturing jobs to less than 10 percent. That means offices, labs and warehouses have gone dark.
 
July 30, 2014 | NPR · Sheik Humarr Khan, one of the doctors fighting to control West Africa's largest Ebola outbreak, died Tuesday in Sierra Leone. He was 39.
 

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July 30, 2014 | NPR · An explosion rocked a crowded Gaza market during what was expected to be a lull in the fighting. Earlier in the day a United Nations school was hit by what U.N. officials say was Israeli artillery fire, killing at least 15 people. Meanwhile, rocket fire from Gaza continues to be fired into Israel.
 
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July 30, 2014 | NPR · Hamas militants are using tunnels in and out of Gaza to strike inside Israel. Israelis are questioning how the tunnels grew to be so complex and why the military hasn't been able to shut them down.
 
July 30, 2014 | NPR · In London, a matinee ticket for Matilda costs about $60; in New York, it's $137. What's going on? The West End has weaker unions and subsidized theater, while Broadway has amenities.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Jul 18, 2014 — On today's show, how something as simple as a sandwich sales tax ends up a complicated list of definitions, exemptions and confusion. And what that tells us about the tax code in general.
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Jul 16, 2014 — Today on the show, how a New Hampshire hotel filled with boozing economists saved the global economy.
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Jul 9, 2014 — Today on the show, we talk to two guys who say we should get rid of patents. If someone has an idea, anyone else is free to steal it.
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May 28, 2014 — A recent report out of Europe says that Germany is doing really well. And says that doing really well can actually be a big problem, if you're on the Euro.
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Apr 30, 2014 — On today's show, we visit a country with almost no government, but a lot of entrepreneurs who have become humanitarians for profit.
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Apr 18, 2014 — On today's show, we talk to designers and car company executives about one of the biggest technical challenges they face: making all the different governments happy.
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Apr 11, 2014 — On today's show, we head to some of the cheating-est places on earth to bring you tales from some of the roughest, toughest tax collectors around.
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Apr 9, 2014 — After today's show, you'll be ready to design a tax on marijuana, pick a law school and discuss the hottest new book in economics (without having to read a page).
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Apr 4, 2014 — People love to complain about their internet service, but most of the time, they can't switch. Today on the show: Why isn't there more competition?
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Apr 2, 2014 — What would the perfect immigration system look like? We asked three economists to dream big.
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